​​Band 5 Staff Nurse - HCOP

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year
Closing date
31 Oct 2023

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Nurse, Adult nurse, Elderly care nurse
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
If you're a Band 5 staff nurse currently working for the trust and looking to move to another area, please go to http://uhbpolicies/documents/internal-lateral-transfer-of-post-holders.htm to access our transfer process

We are currently looking to recruit you into our Ward 30 at Heartlands, Ward 09 at GHH, Ward 20B at SH, Harborne Ward at the QE. You will have the opportunity join these hard working teams and help them deliver high standards of care to their patients.

If you like what you hear about the incredible work the Division 3B Teams do, please contact Division3bRecruitmentTeam@uhb.nhs.uk

* East Ground B QE

* East 2 B QE

* Harborne Ward QE: 30 Bedded unit that cares for male and female patients with complex medical needs/dementia care/EOL care please call Stacey Peach 01213713151

* Edgbaston Ward QE

* OPAD (Older Person Assessment Department) BHH

* Ward 21 BHH

* Ward 29 BHH

* Ward 30 BHH: 28 bedded ward for older adults with complex medical needs/dementia care/EOL care please call Karen Segovia 01214242230

* Dementia, delirium outreach Team

* Ward 20A SHH

* Ward 20B SHH: 26 Bedded Female and Male unit which caters as a short stay Older Adult Ward admission priority is given to Trauma and Orthopaedic patient that require Rehabilitation. Ann Bocock 01214244133

* Ward 15 GHH

* Ward 9 GHH: is a 33 bedded unit that caters to the care of the older adult. About ward 9 please call Laura Cameron 01214249585

* Ward 11 GHH

* Ward 12 GHH

Main duties of the job

We are looking for dynamic and motivated nurses who are able to excel in a very busy environment, catering for a diversity of patients with acute and chronic medical and nursing needs.

We have vacancies for qualified nurses with an active NMC pin number as well as nurses about to qualify and receive their NMC pin number who have a interest in Acute Elderly Care Medicine and want to come and join our dynamic team.

The trust has an excellent in house training facility to assist all staff to reach their career goals.. The wards take a proactive part in helping ensure staff are able to attend training to help them develop the skills they need to ensure they provide the highest standard of care to their patients.

Previous acute medical experience is an advantage but all applicants will be considered as long as they are willing to learn .All successful applicants will have a structured and supported induction period and will be able to access ongoing training and support from within our clinical training and education team.

We have senior management team across all wards to support you during a clinical shift. You will get the opportunity to manage a clinical shift as the nurse in charge. As a management team our focus is on your development as a band 5 staff nurse with the opportunity to undertake extra professional development at university level providing it benefits the ward area.

About us

We are recognised as one of the leading NHS Foundation Trusts in the UK. Our vision is to Build Healthier Lives, and we recognise that we need incredible staff to do this.

Our commitment to our staff is to create the best place for them to work, and we are dedicated to:

Investing in the health and wellbeing of our staff, including a commitment of offering flexible working where we can Offer our staff a wide variety of training and development opportunities, to support their personal and career development objectives.

UHB is committed to ensuring that our staff are treated fairly and feel that they belong, by creating a kind and inclusive environment. This is about equity of opportunity removing all barriers, including discrimination and ensuring each individual member of staff reach their true potential, achieve their ambitions and thrive in their work. This is more than words. We are taking action. Our commitment to an inclusive culture is embedded at all levels of the organisation where every voice is heard, driven by our diverse and active staff networks, and at Board level by the Fairness Taskforce led by our CEO. We nurture a culture which empowers staff to challenge discriminatory behaviours and to enable people to bring their 'whole self' to a kinder, more connected and bold place to work.

University Hospitals Birmingham is a Smoke-Free premises hospital.

Job description

Job responsibilities

*Please Note : For a specific detailed job description for this vacancy, please see attached Job Description*

Person Specification



  • Registered Adult Nurse on the NMC Register
  • Evidence and ability to revalidate as required by the NMC



  • Previous or recent experience of working in an acute secondary NHS care setting, can include student placements within the last 12 months
  • Evidence of achievements and career development in current post and of on-going professional development/competence
  • Experience of working on your own and in a team in a health care environment delegating to others within a team / providing supervision
  • Willingness to become a practice supervisor / assessor to meet Nursing and Midwifery Council standards for student supervision and assessment

Additional Criteria


  • Demonstrate achievement of numeracy and literacy skills, which include drug administration calculations
  • Ability to read/write and speak, receive and understand instructions in English
  • Good IT skills ability to record information electronically
  • Competent in a range of clinical skills and willingness to undertake expanded practices relevant to the scope of practice required
  • Professional appearance
  • Display genuine interest in the post applied for and can articulate this when questioned
  • Positive and enthusiastic attitude
  • Ability to communicate articulately with others
  • Caring and approachable
  • Punctual and reliable
  • Ability to work a varied shift pattern including nights/weekends/unsocial hours where required
  • Describe why the Trust may deploy you to a different practice setting for a span of duty

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust



Mindelsohn Way


West Midlands

B15 2TH

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.


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